Aloha and welcome to our curated guide of the most exciting events coming up on the captivating island of Maui in the next two months. As you plan your adventures, get ready to immerse yourself in a diverse range of experiences that truly embody the spirit of this tropical paradise. From culturally rich festivals and mesmerizing art exhibits to thrilling outdoor activities and mouthwatering culinary journeys, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
So, grab your calendar and prepare to explore the vibrant essence of Maui through these unmissable events we’re about to unveil. Let’s dive into the unforgettable experiences that await you on this magical island!
Upcoming Events in Maui
Excellence in Education Golf Tournament: Supporting Education at Kaanapali Golf Resort
Mark your calendars for the Excellence in Education Golf Tournament, happening from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM on August 18th, 2023 at the picturesque Kaanapali Golf Resort. The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association is organizing the 26th Annual Excellence in Education Golf Tournament to raise scholarship funds for programs like the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism High School Academies, UH Maui College Hospitality and Culinary Academies, and the MHLA Member Scholarship Programs. The event is a fun-filled day for golf enthusiasts and education supporters who come together to raise funds for educational initiatives in the community.
Golf enthusiasts and supporters of education alike are invited to come together on the beautiful greens of Kaanapali for a memorable day that combines the love of golf with the passion for fostering educational excellence. Experience the breathtaking beauty of Kaanapali’s greens as you contribute to the advancement of education in the area. Don’t miss this chance to make a difference while enjoying a fantastic day at the Kaanapali Golf Resort!
Half a Century of Service: Cameron Center 50th Anniversary Celebration
Save the date for the Cameron Center’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, happening from 3:00 to 6:00 PM on August 17th, 2023. This momentous occasion honors the 50-year legacy of unwavering dedication to community service and support. Come and be a part of this milestone celebration, featuring engaging activities, captivating entertainment, and a chance to learn about the Cameron Center’s rich history and ongoing commitment to uplifting the community.
The Cameron Center is a nonprofit facility that was established in 1973. Currently, 19 nonprofit organizations operate within the center, providing over 100 programs to around 50,000 Maui residents. It is located at 95 Mahalani in Wailuku, Hawaii, close to the hospital and police station.
Don’t miss this chance to be a part of a milestone event that showcases the Cameron Center’s enduring impact and commitment to making a difference in the lives of others.
8th Annual Sophie Swim: Dive into Adventure at Kahekili Beach Park
Join us for the 8th Annual Sophie Swim, taking place from 6:45 AM to 11:00 AM on August 27th, 2023, at the beautiful Kahekili Beach Park. This exciting event brings together swimming enthusiasts for a thrilling open-water race along the picturesque shoreline. Participants can expect a fun and challenging morning filled with camaraderie, friendly competition, and the stunning backdrop of Kahekili Beach Park.
This event is being hosted by Sophie Deloria Foundation, and all proceeds from the event will be donated to the Foundation, which uses the funds to support local organizations in the community. These organizations focus on providing swimming, dance, and music activities for children. This year marks the 8th anniversary of the event, and we welcome community residents and visitors of all ages to join in on the fun swim.
On race day, registration will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM at the Pavilion. The youth race will start at 8:00 AM and the adult race will start at 8:15 AM. Don’t forget that it’s mandatory to wear a swim cap, but don’t worry as one will be provided for you.
Cheer on your favorite swimmers or dive in yourself as we celebrate the spirit of sportsmanship and aquatic adventure. Don’t miss your chance to make a splash at this unforgettable annual event!
Experience the Magic of Kihei 4th Friday Town Party
Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture at the Kihei 4th Friday Town Party, a lively and unforgettable event held from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM on the fourth Friday of every month at the Azeka Shopping Center. This exciting gathering brings together residents and visitors alike to celebrate the unique charm and spirit of Kihei. The party features an array of activities and attractions for all ages, including live music, dancing, mouth-watering local food, arts and crafts vendors, and even a keiki (children’s) zone filled with games and entertainment.
As you stroll through the bustling venue, you’ll have the opportunity to mingle with friendly attendees, discover one-of-a-kind handmade treasures, and indulge in the delectable flavors of authentic Hawaiian cuisine. Don’t miss your chance to experience the true essence of Kihei’s community and create lasting memories at this enchanting monthly event.
Celebrate Harmony and Unity at Maui Peace Day
Join the heartwarming festivities of Maui Peace Day, a remarkable event dedicated to promoting peace and unity, taking place from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on September 23rd at the University of Hawaii Maui College. This inspiring gathering unites people from all walks of life to celebrate the universal values of love, compassion, and understanding. Throughout the day, participants can enjoy a diverse lineup of activities and performances, including live music, dance, inspirational speakers, and engaging workshops that encourage personal growth and interconnectedness.
Visitors will also have the opportunity to explore a variety of booths showcasing local artisans, holistic health practitioners, and non-profit organizations working towards a more harmonious world. Don’t miss this chance to be a part of the uplifting Maui Peace Day celebration, as it fosters a sense of community and encourages positive change for a brighter future.
A Night to Remember: Experience the Musical Fusion of Kolohe Kai, Matisyahu, and Cydeways
Prepare for an unforgettable evening of musical brilliance as Kolohe Kai, the renowned Hawaiian reggae band, takes center stage with special guests Matisyahu and Cydeways on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 6:00 PM, at Yokouchi Pavilion and A&B Amphitheater. This highly anticipated concert promises to be a mesmerizing experience. Showcasing Kolohe Kai’s enchanting fusion of island vibes and contemporary reggae tunes alongside the unique sounds of Grammy-nominated Matisyahu and the up-and-coming Cydeways.
As these talented artists unite for one night only, fans will be treated to a spectacular blend of genres, ranging from Kolohe Kai’s uplifting melodies to Matisyahu’s innovative mix of reggae, hip-hop, and rock, and Cydeways’ fresh take on reggae-rock. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the extraordinary synergy of Kolohe Kai, Matisyahu, and Cydeways as they captivate the audience with their powerful performances and share the aloha spirit through the universal language of music.
Dive into a Captivating Realm with AKALAU: 3D Hawaiian Performance & ‘Flight of the Butterflies
Prepare to be enthralled by AKALAU, an extraordinary 3D Hawaiian performance, followed by the spellbinding 3D film Flight of the Butterflies on Sunday, Aug 27, 2023, at 3:00 PM at McCoy Studio Theater. This unique event presents a harmonious fusion of traditional Hawaiian dance and storytelling with state-of-the-art 3D technology, creating an immersive experience that transports audiences to a world of magic and wonder. The captivating AKALAU performance showcases the rich heritage and beauty of Hawaii’s cultural traditions, while the visually stunning ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ takes viewers on an awe-inspiring journey alongside the monarch butterfly during its incredible migration.
Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to witness the perfect blend of art, culture, and technology as AKALAU and ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ sweep you away on a mesmerizing adventure through the vibrant tapestry of Hawaii’s legacy and the fascinating realm of one of nature’s most remarkable creatures.
From sun-filled beaches to nightlife, culture to outdoor activities, the array of truly unique experiences is near-endless so make sure to take advantage of all that this beautiful island has to offer! Aloha!